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The Resource Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture, edited by Melanie Waters

Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture, edited by Melanie Waters

Label
Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture
Title
Women on screen
Title remainder
feminism and femininity in visual culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melanie Waters
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A timely intervention into debates on the representation of feminist and feminine identities in contemporary visual culture. The essays in this collection interrogate how and why certain formulations of feminism and femininity are currently prevalent in mainstream cinema and television, offering new insights into postfeminist media phenomena"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/6522
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
W666 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Waters, Melanie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures for women
  • Motion pictures and women
  • Feminist films
  • Women on television
  • Television and women
  • Feminist films
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History & Criticism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Label
Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture, edited by Melanie Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Generations -- Nancy Meyers and Popular Feminism / K. Glitre -- 'I'm nothing like you!' Postfeminist generationalism and female stardom in the contemporary chick flick / S. Cobb -- Alias: quality television and the new woman professional / R. White -- The horrors of home: feminism and femininity in the suburban gothic / M. Waters -- 2: Sex and sexuality -- Bad girls in crisis: the new teenage femme fatale / K. Farrimond -- Butch Lesbians: televising female masculinity / H. Fenwick -- 'Challenging and alternative': screening queer girls on Channel 4 / M. Zeller-Jacques -- 3: Makeovers -- Under the knife: feminism and cosmetic surgery in contemporary culture / S. Genz -- Imperialist projections: manners, makeovers, and models of nationality / B.R. Weber -- Femininity repackaged: postfeminism and Ladette to Lady / A. Mith -- Performing postfeminist identities: gender, costume and transformation in teen cinema / S. Gilligan -- 4: Violence -- Return of the 'Angry Woman': authenticating female physical action in contemporary cinema / L. Purse -- Negotiating shifts in feminism: The 'Bad' girls of James Bond / L. Funnell -- A pathological romance: authority, expert knowledge and the postfeminist profiler / L. Steenberg -- 'A Caligula-like despot': matriarchal tyranny in The Sopranos / A. Gething
Control code
699378934
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 243 pages
Isbn
9780230229655
Lccn
2011002020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)699378934
Label
Women on screen : feminism and femininity in visual culture, edited by Melanie Waters
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Generations -- Nancy Meyers and Popular Feminism / K. Glitre -- 'I'm nothing like you!' Postfeminist generationalism and female stardom in the contemporary chick flick / S. Cobb -- Alias: quality television and the new woman professional / R. White -- The horrors of home: feminism and femininity in the suburban gothic / M. Waters -- 2: Sex and sexuality -- Bad girls in crisis: the new teenage femme fatale / K. Farrimond -- Butch Lesbians: televising female masculinity / H. Fenwick -- 'Challenging and alternative': screening queer girls on Channel 4 / M. Zeller-Jacques -- 3: Makeovers -- Under the knife: feminism and cosmetic surgery in contemporary culture / S. Genz -- Imperialist projections: manners, makeovers, and models of nationality / B.R. Weber -- Femininity repackaged: postfeminism and Ladette to Lady / A. Mith -- Performing postfeminist identities: gender, costume and transformation in teen cinema / S. Gilligan -- 4: Violence -- Return of the 'Angry Woman': authenticating female physical action in contemporary cinema / L. Purse -- Negotiating shifts in feminism: The 'Bad' girls of James Bond / L. Funnell -- A pathological romance: authority, expert knowledge and the postfeminist profiler / L. Steenberg -- 'A Caligula-like despot': matriarchal tyranny in The Sopranos / A. Gething
Control code
699378934
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 243 pages
Isbn
9780230229655
Lccn
2011002020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)699378934

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